Dentudio Dentists - Richmond Dental Clinic

August 18, 2018

We've all heard about dental plaque and generally know what it is, but not many know about its causes and effects and how it is different from tartar. 

What is plaque? 

Plaque is a sticky, colourless film of bacteria that constantly forms on our teeth and along the gum l...

July 14, 2018

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1) Stick to your routine

When summer comes around, all our routines established through the year seem to fly out the window. It happens to everyone of us. Vacations, later bedtime hours, the summer heat put together make for the l...

June 16, 2018

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Most people have been told to get their wisdom teeth taken out, and often times in certain cultures, it almost seems like it is a right of passage into adulthood! But why are most people advised to get their wisdom teeth removed?...

June 9, 2018

Smoking can have major and detrimental effects on the health of your teeth, gums, mouth and throat. Some commonly seen problems caused by smoking include the staining of teeth and bad breath. Although these problems may be annoying and unpleasant, they are not a threat...

June 2, 2018

Periodontal disease is the inflammation and infection of the gums. More often than not, it is caused by plaque, a thick and sticky film of bacteria that builds up on the surface of teeth. When not removed, plaque can harden to become calculus, also known as tartar. Pla...

May 5, 2018

Bad breath, or halitosis, is a common problem and can be embarrassing at times. But fear not, it can definitely be overcomed. 

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Bad breath can be caused by hormonal fluctuations which lead to changes in the saliva and increases the...